MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive314% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateMar 18 '19 at 07:07
Run Duration310 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$333
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
1-Core 121
2-Core 262
89% 192 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 720
80% 615 Pts
64-Core 719
48% 719 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
MSI(1462 3722) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 428
Parallax 559
135% 501 fps
MRender 384
Gravity 433
Splatting 236
114% 351 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 126%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1968 790 599 603 602 603 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2559
Write 2,333
Mixed 1,281
SusWrite 861
392% 1,758 MB/s
4K Read 69.6
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 93.8
323% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,519
DQ Write 1,150
DQ Mixed 1252
959% 1,307 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 314%
Great: 325%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
280GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2259 597 596 596 598 596 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,427
Write 2327
Mixed 1,375
SusWrite 874
391% 1,751 MB/s
4K Read 70
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 98.1
337% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,656
DQ Write 1,314
DQ Mixed 1,407
1,074% 1,459 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 321%
Great: 325%
Crucial MX300 750GB-$160
333GB free
Firmware: M0CR011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 461 304 274 270 269 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 469
Mixed 376
SusWrite 339
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 44
166% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 346
257% 339 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
496GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 198 196 197 196 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 147
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 196
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST500LM021-1KJ152 500GB
465GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 141 140 141 142 142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 130
Write 118
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 141
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 141 140 142 142 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 138
Write 137
Mixed 84
SusWrite 141
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 04CB DDR4 2800 2OZ 04CB DDR4 2400 2OZ 04CB DDR4 2800 2OZ 24GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
77.8% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 24.8
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 2,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B250 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $623
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HDDRAMUSB
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